There are several ways you can research development activity in your neighborhood:
Our electronic documents are filed by permit or address, and are available from approximately 2006 to present. You can find find electronic documents related to a permit, project, or application by using our our Permit & Property Records Search tool. If you don't know the permit number or project address, you can search for it on our Property & Building Activity map. If you don't find what you're looking for in our electronic library, you may find them in our microfilm library.
Our microfilmed documents provide historical permit information and are filed by address. Our microfilm library is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is located on the 20th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave. You can contact us at (206) 233-5180 (message line only) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Building plans are available by request through our microfilm library. You can visit our microfilm library to view the complete building plan and select the pages you want to copy. You can also order copies of drawings in either paper or electronic formats in person, or by email at email@example.com. Please provide the property address and permit number.
You can order copies of documents at the following costs, plus postage if necessary: